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The arena of the body: The cyborg and feminist views on biology
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, The Department of Gender Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences. (The Posthumanities Hub)
2009 (English)In: Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture / [ed] Rosemarie Buikema and Iris van der Tuin, London, New York: Routledge , 2009, 1, 24-38 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Reviews: 'Doing Gender in Media, Art, and Culture' is an indispensable introduction to third wave feminism and contemporary gender studies. It is international in scope, multidisciplinary in method, and transmedial in coverage. It shows how far feminist theory has come since Simone de Beauvoir's Second Sex and marks out clearly how much still needs to be done. Hayden White, Professor of Historical Studies, Emeritus, University of California, and Professor of Comparative Literature, Stanford University 'Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture' achieves the impossible. Miraculously, it brings together an impressive range of material, a sensitivity to multiple histories, a refreshingly innovative approach and a practical usefulness for students. Prof Mary Eagleton, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK Doing Gender in Media, Art, and Culture offers student and researchers in gender and media studies a clear and lucid overview of recent trends in theory and analysis. This vibrant, wide-ranging and brilliantly researched collection of essays is essential reading for anyone wanting an accessible but sophisticated guide to the very latest issues and concepts in cultural theory. It gathers the very best recent work of the field and provides a useful mapping of an increasingly complex terrain. Prof. Claire Colebrook, University of Edinburgh

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London, New York: Routledge , 2009, 1. 24-38 p.
Keyword [en]
gender studies, cultural studies, media studies
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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Gender Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-44782Local ID: 77605ISBN: 978-0-415-49383-3OAI: diva2:265644
Available from: 2011-03-14 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2013-05-03Bibliographically approved

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